Strange Brew (1983)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Dave Thomas
Rick Moranis
Paul Dooley
Max Von Sydow
Movie Details
Director Dave Thomas; Rick Moranis
Producer Louis M. Silverstein
Writer Steve De Jarnatt; Rick Moranis
Studio Warner Bros.
Language English
Audience Rating PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Running Time 1 hr 31 mins
Color Color
Plot
Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis created their popular toque-wearing, beer-swigging "Great White North" hosers Bob and Doug McKenzie on the great TV comedy show SCTV to fulfill a Canadian broadcasting regulation that required Canadian shows to have a certain amount of "Canadian content." Bob and Doug became so popular that they made a hit record (Take Off, with Geddy Lee, nasalist with the Canadian rock band Rush) and this Major Motion Picture--filmed in "Hoserama." Bob and Doug are the Cheech and Chong of beer, so the plot involves the boys's attempt to scam a free case of Elsinore beer from the brewery, which is run by a mad scientist Brewmeister Smith (Max von Sydow), who wants to rule the world, like all mad scientists do. Strange Brew's intoxicating blend of hops and malt--er ... cleverness and silliness--earned it a loyal and well-deserved cult following. --Jim Emerson
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Index 311
Collection Status In Collection
Links Amazon US
DVD Empire
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color
Layers Single side, single layer
UPC 012569519923
Chapters 26
Release Date 10/1/02
Subtitles French; English; Spanish
Packaging Snap Case
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
French Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
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